Laura Ribero is a photographer, artist and researcher who studied Visual Arts in her hometown of Bogota, Colombia. PhD in Arts and New Technologies, by the University of Barcelona. Since 20 years ago, Ribero has been living outside her country of origin in places like Spain, Germany, Austria, and most recently in Brazil. She is currently living and working between Barcelona and Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Laura’s nomadic experience is an essential part of her work, and it has brought her closer to migrant communities moving through different territories. These stories and places are the essential material of her work. Her current interests as an artist and researcher are precisely about the condition of passage, transitoriness and the representation and perception of the migrant, the stranger, the other.
Ribero has been exhibiting her artwork in different countries such as Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Turkey, United States, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia. She has been invited to exhibit her work in places as the MAK, Museum of Applied Arts, in Vienna; Istanbul Modern Museum, in Turkey; La Casa Encendida, in Madrid; MON - Oscar Niemeyer Museum, in Brazil; and Queen College Art Gallery, In New York. In addition, she has been participating in different photographic events, such as Festival ZUM, Sao Paulo (2017), Month of the European Photography, in Vienna (2008 and 2010), the International Fotofestival Germany (2007), and the Bienal Fotográfica Bogotá (2007). Ribero has been winnin